Liu Yan


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  • Xin­dan­wei

Bio:


  • ISEA2011

    Liu Yan, CEO and the co-founder of Xin­dan­wei, is an ad­vo­cate of cross-cul­ture and cross dis­ci­pline ex­change, en­tre­pre­neur and com­mu­nity or­ga­nizer. She is a reg­u­lar speaker at in­ter­na­tional fo­rums on so­cial in­no­va­tion, en­tre­pre­neur­ship and dig­i­tal cul­ture such as Skoll World Forum, TEDx and the Geti­t­louder con­fer­ence and was nom­i­nated by girl 2.0 China as the “top fe­male in­no­va­tor”.  As an in­de­pen­dent con­sul­tant and lec­turer in the Nether­lands and China from 2004-2007, she served as ad­vi­sory board mem­ber on cul­tural en­tre­pre­neur­ship for the city mu­nic­i­pal of Utrecht, and worked as the ad­vi­sor of the China pro­gram of Dutch Elec­tronic Arts Fes­ti­val. In 2007, she co-founded Da-Tong China Desk Cre­ative In­dus­try in Am­s­ter­dam. Da-Tong has or­ga­nized the Cre­ative Cross China & Eu­rope con­fer­ence for Pic­nic’07, Am­s­ter­dam’s lead­ing an­nual in­ter­na­tional event, high­light­ing cre­ativ­ity and in­no­va­tion. Upon to her re­turn to China in 2008, she co-or­ga­nized and chaired 3S Re­Union – an in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary monthly sem­i­nar for art, media tech­nol­ogy and aca­d­e­mic re­search.


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